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San Francisco, California
To serve as an advocate for non-profit hospitals and the value of those hospitals. To support collaboration among those hospitals to improve quality and safety and reduce costs. To discuss issues in an open forum that impact the ability of those hospitals to successfully improve the... Full Bio
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Asking Why and Dreaming Big

What are bite-sized ways to rethink an entire industry?  That was the question asked of nearly 2,000 Premier employees at our recent annual...

Sepsis: 3 things to try when you’re ready to give up

When I began my nursing career in the early 1990s, I quickly realized I had much to learn about sepsis. Nursing school hadn’t prepared me to...

Making data work for the supply chain

Perhaps the country’s single largest roadblock to mining data in healthcare to improve care while reducing costs is the lack of...

QUEST lights the way in reducing heart failure readmissions

I noticed something interesting while attending the recent American College of Cardiology’s Annual Scientific Session and Expo. Every session...

A dose of reality about medication adherence

More than 170 first-year pharmacy students were prescribed a week’s worth of M&M’s and told to “take one four times daily.” The instructions...
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